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I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 30 People

    I Think I Have Munchausens

    I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausens syndrome. I have always grown up having to one up the person next to me with a worse story of something that happened to me. Then it got worse, I started exaggerating the level of real symptoms to get sympathy from others. In...
    1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's

    I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i love it, my heart stops with longing when I see an ambulance or someone go to the hospital, I fantasize over saying I have cancer, and was exited when i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach 13-15 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    I Am A Mix?

    I think I may have a mix between hypochondria and Munchhausen Syndrome. These are the reasons: I love to watch youtube videos of people losing consciousness and whenever I see someone faint or get knocked out I get this “whomph” feeling in my lower belly that is just so...
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood

    Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausen sydrome, I can not even pronounce this. As I sat in therapy with a ace bandage on my wrist from a fall I took I can do everything with my...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64 46-50 Apr 26, 2012

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    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens.

    My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we found out she had stage 2 colon cancer. My daughter is 2 and, he stays with my mother so I could work two jobs and take care of my girl friend. Then...
    1127KM 1127KM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer

    I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of them would have done anything to end their suffering. But for some reason, I want to be in their shoes. I love hospitals. I love the smell, the...
    alexissss alexissss 18-21 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    It's difficult for others to understand

    that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me laugh.No expectations. Thankfully my psychologist is helping me to understand it and talk to psychiast
    Jomail Jomail 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed

    obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting with either nothing or antibiotics (much to my dismay). Just a few weeks ago I was having a discussion with my mum as she was saying how...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did

    I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer, pretended to be sick, asked people to be supportive during times of when he "went into surgery", etc. And then one day, his girlfriend (and my best friend) told me that...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome.

    I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would have been a bigger more long term infection. I feel jealous when I read about cancer patients suffering and wish I could be among those people. I...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99 13-15, F Jan 26, 2014

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    Need Advice

    I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills. Any advice?
    anonym333 anonym333 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Im Only 16

    Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict raging in my mind, i dont know what to do.
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Help?

    i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have any ideas on how to hurt myself? i feel like that pain is easier...because its the only way anybody will...
    smoot100 smoot100 22-25 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    I Have Munchausen

    I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let anybody know about my disorder but I want to have a surgery so bad! it hurts! have had three so far, but not because I faked...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    My friend admitted to me

    that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting everyone she knows out by pretending to be handicapped. How can I help her? She sits at home alone most of the day or comes...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2014

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    Im 25 years old and 100% have this, not that I have been formally diagnosed. I only found out about pica about two years ago but it explains everything. I seem to have cross over...
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    Ever since I could remember I've never been able to just fall asleep whenever. I sleep in soooo late, like 12:00 pm and I constantly get yelled at for it by my parents. I literally...
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    I found out in January, everything makes sense now. If only I could cope in a healthier way. I need more from my boyfriend, friends. I have no family. I'm all alone in a sea of...
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    Me and my mum clash! She thinks I'm attention seeking, needy and self absorbed. I resent my mum, she brought me into this world against my will, and she shows me no love. I...
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    FIRST I want to ask if any of you have had or thought about having surgery done to fix the webbed-neck and low hairline most of us are born with? I’m considering having it...
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    This is my little 4 year old brother Sage. He is my best friend in the whole wide world. He loves to talk about numbers and the solar system. We have our nights where we go outside...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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    Hi, I'm new to this. I've been eating toilet paper (obv clean) since I was around 10 years old. It started just odd sheet whilst in the bathroom, I didn't eat it consistently...
    Tiz1988 Tiz1988 26-30, F Jun 21

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    I've been fine for a while, but now I've started fainting a lot again. My mum and I were going to go shopping for my dads fathers day present, but because I will need a wheelchair...
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    Hi I love the dirt on mushrooms and root veg I love the smell of dirt and I can't help it I grind stones in my hands and shuffle my feet over them my hands get cut but it's so nice...
    Julieeilum11 Julieeilum11 51-55, F Jun 20

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    Hey everyone! Thank you so much for sharing your stories! I am doing a research project on the practice of pica during pregnancy, and would love to interview anyone who is...
    snowflakesintown snowflakesintown 18-21, F Jun 20

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    Asperger's Syndrome in high school was tough. I didn't have a lot of friends and I was alone a lot but still hung out with a few peers. I remember being in the vocal club and band...
    AspieGirl97 AspieGirl97 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    PHowland PHowland 51-55, F Jun 18

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    hi, i am kiran and i have poland syndrome pretty fun say becoz recently i came to knw to that i'm suffering from it. All of my life till now i was wondering why is my right chest...
    kirankoundinya kirankoundinya 22-25, M Jun 17

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    Sometimes having Aspergers Syndrome sucks ****. I got diagnosed when I was a little girl. My dad said i was born with it. I guess I AM born learning disabled. Anyways, I didn't...
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I was diagnosed back in 2007 by my doctor.I have a hard time making friends and relationships last. They always leave me and i think i am not good enough.My anxiety is a daily...
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    cocochanel92 cocochanel92 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I probably have it too, based on the info I've studied. But I never got tested.
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F Jun 16

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